QPR captain Nedum Onuoha is gutted to be sidelined with injury.
The R’s skipper has been ruled out for up to three months with a hamstring problem.
Onuoha was substituted at half-time of the Hoops 2-2 draw with Millwall earlier this month after sustaining the injury and now faces a spell in the treatment room.
“It’s gutting to be ruled out for a few months with a hamstring injury,” admitted Onuoha.
“I went off after 45 minutes in our last fixture here, against Millwall.
“I knew that there was something wrong 10 minutes into that one but, what with adrenaline taking its course and it being in the middle of a derby game, I gave it until half-time.
“I’m told it’ll be roughly three months before I’m back in action again. Obviously, I’d like it to be sooner, but let’s see how things go.”
And the 30-year-old admitted it was a strange feeling for him to be missing games having been almost ever present over the last two-and-a-half years.
“Sitting on the sidelines is a strange feeling for me. I think I’ve been out for this long only three times in my career – the last being around two-and-a-half years ago,” he said.
“Most of our squad have never seen me miss a training session through injury – let alone a game!
“But I’m very fortunate to have had the injury record that I do. Fingers crossed that I can make a speedy return.”
Most of our squad have never seen me miss a training session through injury – let alone a game!